HANCOCK, Mich. (WLUC) – Returning for its second year, Finlandia University’s Shark Day event is for area students to learn about entrepreneurship.
This includes the use of creativity and innovation in business.
They also got the opportunity to come up with business ideas of their own.
“Big focus is having students think outside of the box,” said Finlandia University Education Partner Manager Lauren Huested. “They have to create a product or service based on a theme that we give them right before they split off to do their group sessions to create their product or service, and this year we have outdoor recreation as our theme.”
Students from Baraga, Calumet and the Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College CTE Business Class participated in the event, each with their own motivations.
Some students returned from last year.
“I pretty much came back for the thrill of being onstage in front of a